Goldsboro is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States.
The population was 36,437 at the 2010 Census. It is the principal
city of and is included in the Goldsboro, North Carolina Metropolitan
Statistical Area. The nearby town of Waynesboro was founded in 1787 and
Goldsboro was incorporated in 1847. It is the county seat of Wayne County.
The city is situated in North Carolina's Coastal Plain and is bordered on
the south by the Neuse River and the west by the Little River, about
43 miles southwest of Greenville and 55 miles southeast of Raleigh,
the state capital and 87 miles northwest of Wilmington in Southeastern
North Carolina. Goldsboro is best known as home to Seymour Johnson Air